Ep19: The Actors Fund

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Talk to anybody in the entertainment industry—not just Broadway!—and they’ll sing the praises of The Actors Fund, which provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals. The Fund serves everyone in film, theater, television, music, opera, radio, and dance, with programs including social services, emergency financial assistance, health care, housing, and more. Join The Actors Fund Board of Trustees Chair (and Tony Award winner!) Brian Stokes Mitchell and President & CEO Joseph Benincasa for an inspiring look at how the organization continues to support struggling artists throughout the entertainment industry during these difficult times.

Looking for ways to give back?

Learn more about the many great programs being done by The Actors Fund across the country, as well as other amazing organizations discussed in the episode, and ways you can help.

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Produced by Dori Berinstein and Alan Seales with Brittany Bigelow

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Special thanks to my producing partner, Jim Lochner; Katie and Yo from BPN; Julian Hills from The Bulldog Agency; Eric Becker and Broderick Street Music; to everyone at the Charity Network; and my fiancé and consultant, Glenn Weiss!

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